Workshop about emissions in Shanghai
imat-uve and their Chinese subsidiary Shanghai imat will hold the two-day workshop "Emissions and odour of plastics" in Shanghai (China) for the third time in succession on 14 and 15 July 2016.
Participants will receive an overview of the global strategies of automotive manufacturers and the legal and technical regulations for car interiors. In addition, the focus will be on test procedures and documentation of the results. A discussion on odour emissions will round off the conference.
An overview of the topics:
Dr. Michael Holzwarth (imat-uve) will introduce the series of presentations on 14 July with the different methods of emissions testing. Dr. Dieter Holtkamp will then present recent developments in the standardisation of air quality testing in vehicle interiors in accordance with ISO 16000 and ISO 12219 as an independent expert. Liu Feng will provide an insight into the odour and emissions strategies of SAIC Volkswagen while Xuefeng Liu (China Automotive Technology & Research Centre) will speak about the management of interior VOCs and the corresponding test methods.
Dr. Roland Freudenmann and Jim Gu (Benecke-Kaliko AG) will present innovative interior products for Asian customer requirements and for the forthcoming emissions legislation in China. Junxian Li from BAIC Motor Corporation will present a method for investigating odour sources in vehicle interiors at the end of the first day of the workshop.
The second day of the workshop will start with the global requirements for interior air and their implementation at BMW AG, which will be presented by Anna-Maria Krassa and her Chinese colleague Xueni Qin. Simon Rützel-Grünberg, a representative from Olfasense GmbH, will introduce the participants to options for demonstrating the odour-reducing benefits of plastics. David Kong (Chery Jaguar Land Rover Automotive Co., Ltd.) will speak about the "Mathematical simulation of styrene emissions and their circulation in a confined area with limited ventilation".
Chris Dong (Ford Motor Research & Engineering (Nanjing) Co., Ltd.) will make the topic "Solutions for the nose: the odour of resin material and the VOC study at Ford" the subject of his presentation. Dr. Hans Peter Schlegelmilch (imat-uve) will conclude the entire workshop on 15 July with an overview of the global OEM requirements.